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RICKIE-LEE KEIKO SUGIYAMA SOCIALS 11 MR ADEY JUNE 16TH 2003 TERM PAPER ON WOMENS RIGHTS IN CANADA In the beginning of the twentieth century women had no rights at all They were not allowed to vote or hold in a political office Married women had no rights to their property or children since their job was just to look after their children and homes and the women had to be subservient to their husbands If they were not married they had to obey their fathers willing or not Women could not attend Universities or have professions in medicine or law It women had jobs they were treated as objects and were mostly under paid When the war came upon the men women were called to fill in the positions of the men working in factories and regular town jobs The women were able to prove that they were just as useful as the men were Womens rights were very important to them Thats when women stared to take a stand in the suffrage movement demanding equal rights as men Most of all the right to vote A lot of organizations were formed to help achieve their goals such as the Womens Christian Temperance Union They fought with peaceful debates petitions arguments and demonstrations These women were go-getters and would never give up until they had achieved their goals In Canada today we have to thank the famous 5 for achieving womens rights in Canada Emily Murphy Henrietta Muir Edwards Louise McKinney Irene Parlby and Nellie Mc Clung were known as the famous five These women fought in every way they could and struggled to have women declared as persons and for women to have the right to vote With dedication and motivation these famous five achieved womens suffrage and the world we live in today In the Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Mr Bumble told her newly acquired
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